Flowers Viola (Pansy) Helen Mount

Helen Mount

Viola Seed

Product ID: 1442

The true Johnny-Jump-Up.

Also known as Hearts-Ease. 1-2" tricolor flowers in purple, yellow, and white. May reseed. Also known as pansy, Johnny jump-up, and European field pansy. Perennial in Zones 4-9.

• Edible Flowers: Abundant blooms make dainty garnishes for salads and desserts with slight wintergreen flavor. While a popular choice for brightening up salad mix, the flowers are also good for candying.

Ht. 5-7". Avg. 51,000 seeds/oz. Packet: 100 seeds.

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Packet

$3.95
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1/16 Ounce

$6.10
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1/8 Ounce

$9.40
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1/4 Ounce

$15.10
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1/2 Ounce

$26.40
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1 Ounce

$48.30
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Additional Information

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 4-7 days at 62-68°F (17-20°C).

SOWING: Transplant: Sow 8-12 weeks before the last frost. Cover seeds lightly. Bottom water or mist to avoid covering the seeds with displaced soil. Transplant to cell packs or larger containers when the first true leaves appear. Continue to grow at cool temperatures and high light levels to minimize stretching. Harden off and transplant outside. Violas will tolerate a light frost. In climates with mild winters, violas may be sown late summer to fall.
Direct seeding is not recommended.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun/Part Shade.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS:
Rich, well-drained soil.

PLANT SPACING: 6-9".

HARDINESS ZONES: Varies.

HARVEST: Edible flowers: Harvest when flower are fully open. Deadhead for continuous blooms.

USES: Bedding plant. Excellent in containers. Edible flowers.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Viola tricolor
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
60 - 70 Days
Life Cycle
Plants are either Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grows year after year), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Perennial
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits. Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Open Pollinated
Product Features
Heirloom Heirloom
HL = Heirloom. Seeds which have been saved over many years and passed down, in original form, from generation to generation.
Grows Well in Containers Grows Well in Containers
Variety does well when grown in a container.
Edible Flowers Edible Flowers
Variety's Flowers may be consumed.
Heirloom Grows Well in Containers Edible Flowers